Here we gathered the best and the worst performers of the week and the most volatile pairs .
Euro tumbles in Asia as attention shifts to Wyoming meeting
On Monday, the common currency dived in Asia because attention shifts to a gathering of key bankers in Wyoming this week just to see whether the ECB is going to start discussing its dial-back initiatives for stimulus in more detail or not.
The currency pair EUR/USD hit 1.1754, decreasing 0.06%. Besides this, AUD/USD reached 0.7930, going down 0.01%. At the same time USD/JPY demonstrated 109.24, soaring 0.05%.
Tracking the US currency’s strength versus a trade-weighted basket of six main currencies, the US dollar index went up 0.04% trading at 93.40.
The previous week on Friday, the evergreen buck inched down versus a basket of the other key currencies because political uncertainty in the USA as well as surging doubts over the prospects for another rate lift by the Fed in 2017 added pressure.
The US currency went down to four month minimums versus the Japanese rival earlier in the day, although pared losses after reports that Steven Bannon, senior White House advisor was leaving his position.
The European Central Bank will meet today to discuss the current monetary policy and the fate of the quantitative easing program
Canada will publish the headline and core retail sales on January 24 at 15:30 MT time.